Oolong Tea

Everyone falls in love with Oolongs. They are the chameleons of tea, expressing so many rich and varied aromatics depending on the style, terroirs and cultivar. Dive in and find your latest Oolong love.

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Three of our signature Chinese Oolongs to taste the variety in this type of tea. Contains enough tea for at least 9 Gong Fu Sessions.

Three of our signature Taiwanese Oolongs to sample some of our favourite Formosas. Contains enough tea for at least 9 Gong Fu Sessions.

Bai Hao Wulong - Dongfang Meiren

Terpene rich Oolong from Miaoli. Bright notes of elderflower, geranium and lychee and warmer notes of honey, rose and fermented overripe muscat grapes.

Tiger Huang Zhi Xiang Dan Cong

Exceptional Dan Cong picked in late winter from 120-150 year old trees. Peach melba, pineapple cakes, gardenia, plums and mango with a wood resin and cannabis twang.

Organic Oolong processed in low oxygen to increase GABA to 200mg per 100g. Summer rain, apricot jam, wet wood and chestnut honey.

Gui Fei Oolong

Bug-bitten Taiwanese Oolong with knockout aromatics. Muscatel, cedar, orchid and honeyed apricots.

Huang Dan Tie Guan Yin

Early Spring Anxi Tie Guan Yin made from the Huang Dan cultivar. Magnolia, strawberry candy and sour cream.

Shi Ru

Ancient heirloom cultivar Yan Cha Oolong famous in the Song Dynasty. Magnolia, buttercream icing, frankincense, guava and peach taffy.

Zheng Wei Tie Guan Yin

A pinnacle Zheng Wei Tie Guan Yin overflowing with green apples, lily flowers, sponge pudding and coconut milk.

Mi Lan Xiang Dan Cong - Honey Orchid Oolong

Known as a doppelganger tea for its ability to imitate surrounding plants. Forest honey, sweet potato and orchid. Ripe pear with a rocky mineral finish and teasing acidity.

Ya Shi Dan Cong

Masterful Dan Cong Oolong made from the Ya Shi Cultivar. Buttery on the nose with baked almonds accented with a sour cherry fruitiness.

Alishan Jin Xuan

A rich and luxurious tea made from the naturally milky Jin Xuan cultivar. Tinned peaches and cream with toasted pound cake.

Yan Zi Ke Rou Gui

Rich and bold Rou Gui from Swallows Nest in Wuyi. Whisky, burnt sugar, red dates, lotus seeds, thyme and cinnamon.

Nong Xiang Xiping Huang Dan

Tie Guan Yin style Oolong made from the Huang Dan cultivar and roasted for 9 hours over Longan wood charcoal. Vanilla fudge, baked panna cotta and oxidised pear.

Specially processed Oolong for high Gaba (over 250mg per 100g). Roasted coconut and burnt pine depth with a rosehip acidity and lingering eucalyptus sweetness.

Hu Xiao Qi Lan

Uniquely light Wuyi Oolong cultivar. Summery mix of hay, asian pear, mangosteen and meadow flowers with a charcoal warmth.

Chuan Tong Tie Guan Yin

Traditional, heirloom Red Heart Tie Guan Yin. Green jelly babies, coconut, creme fraiche and mangosteen moving to apricot jam.

Ba Xian Dan Cong

Famed but lesser produced cultivar of Dancong Oolong. Medium roasted over charcoal. Magnolia, fresh apricots and almond milk.

Bei Dou Yi Hao - North Star

Cultivar developed from cuttings of the original Da Hong Pao mother plants. Asian pear, dark fudge, slate, white flowers and a touch of cough syrup.

Xing Ren Dan Cong

Warm yet bright Oolong made from the Xing Ren variety. Strawberry milk, cooked apples and vanilla biscuits.

Gui Hua Wulong

Aromatic Oolong scented with Osmanthus flowers. Raw almond and butter start, sweet osmanthus middle and fresh green grass finish.

Dark and smooth GABA tea. Deep roasted nuts, tarmac and coffee. Fleeting spices like black cardamom, antique wood and black liquorice.

Alishan Jin Xuan

An ultra-deluxe Jin Xuan with extra creamy confection. Malted milk, creamed spinach, marshmallow and parma violets.

Dong Ding Wulong

Special grade heavily roasted Dong Ding with a long finish. Flavours shift on the tongue from buttery, dark baked biscuits to spiced poached pears.

Ren Shen Wulong

Combination of Anxi Oolong and Ginseng for a natural energy boost. Hazelnut syrup, liquorice and creamy nougat.

Nong Xiang Jin Xuan

Naturally creamy Jin Xuan cultivar dark roasted over charcoal. Crème brulee and pandan leaves. Malt milkshake, pecans and dried mulberries.

Da Wu Ye Dancong

Tropical, juicy fruit laden Oolong with a quenching dry finish. Boiled cherry sweets, yellow roses, banana, mangosteen and wood resins.

A special blend of stone-ground tea for calm and creative energy.

Tao Ren Rou Gui

Special grade Rou Gui with a uniquely bright and fruity character. Peach sherbet, mangosteen, mastic, oregano and cedar.

Mo Li Wulong

Ball rolled Tie Guan Yin Oolong scented with fresh Jasmine. Sweet flowers, buttered spinach and spring meadows.

A spectacular tea gift for yourself or to introduce another to the delights of Mei Leaf Tea. A total of eleven headliner teas covering most tea types.

Tuo Suan Tie Guan Yin

Unique style Tie Guan Yin. The leaves are held for over a day to bring out sour aromatics. Yoghurt, green mango, watermelon rind and young coconut ice cream.

Da Hong Pao Qi Dan (Big Red Robe)

Medium roasted Wuyi Yan Cha made from Qi Dan cultivar. Pannacotta, cooked peaches, fudge and cherry cough sweets.

Shui Jin Gui

Highly sought after Rock Oolong cultivar from the protected area of Wuyi mountains with potent Yan Yun (rock rhyme). Orange candy, leather, cherrywood and vanilla fudge.

Fu Shou Lishan Qing Xin

The paragon of high mountain Oolong from Fu Shou farms over 2400m up in Lishan. Sugarcane, buttermilk, magnolia and sweet pineapple.

A perfect digestif after a heavy meal and one of the secrets to keeping slim. Dark roasted plums and burnt vanilla wood with mulled dried orange.

Our reinvention of Earl Grey tea with a Chinese twist incorporating Wuyi Yancha. Contrast of cooling minty citrus and warming vanilla whisky.

A powerful mood enhancing blend of Oolongs, Ginseng and Osmanthus Flowers. Sweet apricot and frangipane tarts.

Xiao Qing Tie Guan Yin

Ephemeral and bright Xiao Qing Tie Guan Yin. Honeysuckle, nougat and lemon oil.

Da Hong Pao

Special blended Zhengyan Da Hong Pao made by 5th generation Yancha family. Vanilla buttercream, antique woods, vinyl and raspberry.

Snowflake - Xue Pian Ya Shi

Ultra-fragrant Winter Dancong Oolong made from the final pickings of the Duck Sh*t cultivar. Papaya milk, snow, cake frosting and frangipani flowers.

We think you’ll love:

The essential Glass pot for all Gong Fu teaheads

Set of 2 Tulip shaped tasting cups made from thin De Hua porcelain. Elegant and beautiful yet practical.

De Hua Porcelain Gong Dao Bei. Sleek, light blue fairness cup for your Gong Fu sessions.

The perfect way to store your tea. Stackable tins which have been designed to keep your tea organised easily.

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